Position: Fixed Term Faculty
Department: English Language Institute
Campus Address: 350 Ronan Hall
Phone: (989) 774-1717
Michelle began her career in education in 1997. She became an instructor in the ELI in 2014, when she moved from Tucson, AZ to Mount Pleasant, MI. She has previously taught Spanish as a foreign language and as a heritage language to students of all ages and holds a K-12 teaching certificate in both Michigan and Arizona. In addition, Michelle has worked closely with the National Center for Interpretation at the University of Arizona on the Professional Language Development Project, and on Preparación, a translation and interpretation program for secondary school students. She is a proponent of bilingual education and multilingualism.
Degrees and Universities
MA in Education with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction, Chapman University, Orange, CA
BA in Romance Languages and Literature, University of Washington, Seattle, WA